THE MORVAH PAGE
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Below you will find the following records for Morvah:
Parish Register listings: christenings 1650-1700
Parish Register listings: marriages 1617-1700
Parish Register listings: burials 1655-1700
Protestation Return, 1641
Hearth Tax, 1662/1664
Probate Index 1664-1771
Misc. Will and Administration Abstracts
PARISH REGISTER: (at present -- baptisms 1650-1700, marriages 1617-1700, burials 1655-1700). Taken from a filmed transcription of the original register.
John son of Baldwin Henston 14 Apr
Dorothy daughter of Maddern Trembah Nov. 20
Thomas son of Nicholas Giles born 10 Febr.
1654 -- none baptized
Jane daughter of Hannibal Harry 13 April
Thomas son of John Udy 12 August
Cicely daughter of John Luke 19 August
Elizabeth daughter of Maddern Trembah 18 Febr.
Elizabeth daughter of James Udy 23 Febr.
Ann daughter of William Gilbert born 10 Febr.
Richard son of William Angwin born 24 Febr.
Richard son of Hannibal Harry born 15 Sept.
Margery daughter of Maddern Trembah born 26 Febr.
Richard son of Nicholas Giles 12 April
Elizabeth daughter of Henry Angwin 20 Aug.
Mary daughter of John Hodge 7 Jan.
Thomas son of Thomas Lanyon born 28 Febr.
Edmund son of William Angwin born 28 Marc.
Constance daughter of William Gilbert 13 Apr.
Ralph son of John Trembath 11 Septr.
Ralph son of Matthew Rodda 25 Septr.
William son of Hanniball Harry born 21 Novem.
Jane daughter of Richard Trembath 29 Jan.
Honor daughter of Maddern Trembath 27 Apr.
Richard son of Richard Trembath 14 Jan.
Phillippa daughter of William Angwin 2 Febr.
Mary daughter of John Hodge 2 Febr.
Maddern son of Hugh Edwards 4 May
Jone daughter of Thomas Row 4 May
Avice daughter of William Laurey 4 May
Richard son of Maddern Trembath 12 Oct
Mary daughter of John Lanyon 1st Nov.
Edmund son of Hannibal Harry 22 Febr.
Thomas son of John Hodge 8 Marc.
Arthur son of John Trembath 14 June
Ann daughter of Richard Botral 27 June
Thomas son of William Gilbert 2 Apr.
John son of John Lanyon 16 Octob.
John son of John Trembath 1st Jan:
William son of Richard Trembath 29 Janu.
Margaret daughter of Maddern Trembath 1 Febr.
Blanch daughter of William Angwin 11 March
Hannibal son of Hannibal Harry 25 Nov.
William son of William Gilbert 12 Aug:
Tobias son of John Lanyon 16 Febr.
Elizabeth daughter of Richard Daniel 17 Marc.
Ann daughter of James Thomas 21 Apr.
Francis son of Thomas Osborn 2 Febr.
Blanch daughter of Hannibal Harry 12 Feb.
Ann daughter of Richard Trembath 5 Apr.
Ann daughter of John Hodge 5 Apr.
George son of John Trembath 16 May
Rebeccah daughter of John Guy 21 March
John son of Thomas Osborn 13 Apr.
Cicely daughter of James Thomas 18 July
Enoch son of John Williams 17 Octob.
Mary daughter of Maddern Trembath 15 Jan.
Chesson daughter of John Lanyon 20 May
Jane daughter of John Guy 21 March
John son of John Daniel 13 Nov.
Patience daughter of Bennet Saundrey 18 Decem.
Thomas son of Thomas Osborn 20 May
Ann daughter of Richard Trembath 8 July
Cheston daughter of John Trembath 8 July
William son of Emanuel Jenken 2 June
Joan daughter of Francis Thomas 28 July
Robert son of Martyn Rodda 1 Septr.
Elizabeth daughter of Ralph Guy 13 Octob.
Richard son of George Guy 18 Jan.
Hugh son of Bernard Edwards 23 Febr.
Mary daughter of Thomas Osborn 1 Apr.
William son of John Lanyon 13 Octob.
Ralph son of Enoch Jenken 23 Nov.
William son of Francis Thomas 22 Febr.
James son of James Thomas 10 May
Arthur son of John Trembath 13 Sept.
Hugh son of Peter Gilbert 19 Decemb.
Grace daughter of Richard Jenken 27 Decemb.
Ann daughter of Richard Roberts 24 Jan.
Cicely daughter of Benjamin Osborn 23 Jan.
Tobias son of John Lanyon 15 May
Joan daughter of Bernard Edwards 30 May
John son of Nicholas Thomas 29 June
Richard son of John Cock 24 July
Bernard son of Bernard Osborn 6 Nov.
Benjamin son of Thomas Osborn 27 Nov.
John son of Jehu Pollard 11 Dec:
Margaret daughter of John Richards 23 Jan:
John son of Bernard Trembath 12 Febr.
Elizabeth daughter of George Guy 29 April
John son of Francis Thomas 6 May
Ann daughter of Richard Jenken 13 Aug.
Dinah daughter of Peter Gilbert 2 Sept.
John son of Peter Gilbert 29 July
Ralph son of Benjamin Osborn 28 Septr.
Florence daughter of Jehu Pollard 28 Septr.
John son of Richard Roberts 30 Nov.
Sampson son of Bernard Osborn 15 Decem.
Thomas son of George Guy 24 March
Richard son of Bernard Trembath 2 Apr.
John son of Edward Gargeege 25 ___
Jane daughter of John Lanyon 6 July
John son of Ralph Guy 6 July
Nicholas son of Francis Thomas 15 Sept.
William son of Jehu Pollard 16 Nov.
Bernard son of Bernard Edwards 26 Jan.
John son of James Geach 6 April
Ralph son of John Daniel 1 June
Enoch son of Richard Jenken 1 June
Margery daughter of Nicholas Thomas 15 Septr.
1680, 1681, 1682 -- "the olde Register is deficient"
Melchisedec son of Bernard Trembath 14 Octob.
Sybella daughter of Urias Paskow 14 Octob.
Rebekah daughter of William Matthew 10 Nov.
Blanch daughter of Francis Thomas 10 Febr.
Cheston daughter of Ralph Guy 21 March
Jane daughter of Hugh Laurey 13 April
John son of Jehu Pollard 10 August
Reginald son of Nicholas Thomas 10 May
John son of Benjamin Osborn 14 June
John son of William Richards 7 Janu.
Mary daughter of James Giles 16 May
Benedict son of Ralph Rodda 6 June
Hugh son of Peter Gilbert 13 Febr.
Tryphena daughter of Urias Paskow 13 Febr.
Martyn son of Francis Thomas 26 Marc.
Jacob son of Jehu Pollard 1 May
John son of John George 31 July
Mary daughter of Thomas Giles 25 Sept.
Margaret daughter of William Noye 28 Janu.
Richard son of Richard Trembath Junr. 4 March
John son of William Richards 20 May
William son of William Lanyon 19 Aug.
Tryphosa daughter of Hugh Laurey 19 Aug.
William son of William Gilbert Junr. 2 Sept.
Margaret daughter of Ralph Trembath 14 Octob.
Joan daughter of Richard Trembath Junr. 12 May
Samuel son of Jane Thomas 15 June
Sampson son of William Noye 17 August
Richard son of Richard Giles 1 Sept.
William son of William Gilbert Junr. 17 Nov.
Hannibal son of James Giles 23 Febr.
Elizabeth daughter of John Richards 23 Feb.
Abraham son of George Guy 1 June
Catherine daughter of John Clark 28 Sept.
Blanch daughter of George Noye 28 Sept.
Ann daughter of Richard Trembath Junr. 7 Febr.
Maddern son of Ralph Trembath 14 Febr.
William son of William Noye 25 March
Walter son of Walter Noye 12 April
Elizabeth daughter of Israel Quick 22 June
Blanch daughter of William Lanyon 2 July
Elizabeth daughter of Edmund Harry 29 Aug.
Alice daughter of Martyn Maddern 18 Oct
John son of John Angwin 21 Febr.
Mary daughter of Peter Gilbert 21 Febr.
Phillip son of Elizabeth Merren 22 May
Edward son of James Giles 28 May
Thomas son of Thomas Wal 31 July
Hannibal son of Richard Harry 28 August
Sybella daughter of Richard Harry 28 August
Mary daughter of William Noye 16 Octob.
Margaret daughter of Martyn Rodda 16 Octob.
John son of Martyn Maddern 3 Decemb.
John son of John Richards 30 April
Mary daughter of Edmund Harry 6 May
William son of William Harry 3 Sept.
William son of William Gilbert 14 Jan.
William son of Walter Noye 25 February
Blanch daughter of Hannibal Harry 21 Apr.
Ann daughter of George Noye 21 Apr.
William son of Richard Trembath Junr. 1 May
Mary daughter of Edmund Harry 18 May
Hannibal son of Richard Harry 5 Augst.
William son of John Angwin 23 Sept.
Ralph son of William Lanyon 14 Octob.
Catherine daughter of Thomas Giles 14 Octob.
Ann daughter of Constantine Rowe 13 Nov.
Walter son of William Noye 10 March
Edward son of Thomas Quick 10 May
Walter son of William Harry 6 July
Richard son of Richard Giles 21 July
Elizabeth daughter of Walter Noye 15 Sept.
Cheston daughter of Ralph Trembath 15 Sept.
Sampson son of William Richards 26 Janu.
Blanch daughter of James Giles 26 Janu.
Joseph son of Thomas Giles 15 March
Thomas son of John Richards 11 April
Grace daughter of Edmund Harry 24 May
Richard son of Hannibal Harry 6 June
Ann daughter of John Angwin 21 June
George son of Walter Noye 11 October
Grace daughter of Ralph Osborn 9th January
Blanch daughter of George Noye 17 Febri
John son of Richard Trembath Junr. 28 Feb.
_____ daughter of Constantine Row 11 March
Martyn son of Martyn Maddern 25 March
Ann daughter of Thomas Quick 21 May
Honor daughter of William Noye 16 Nov.
Constance daughter of William Gilbert 6 March
Robert son of George Giles of Maddern 6 March
Mary daughter of John Maddern 16 Octob.
Patience daughter of John Edwards 2 Novem
Elizabeth daughter of Ralph Osborne 26 Decemb.
Thomas son of Walter Noye 30 April
Matthias son of John Daniel 30 April
_______ son of Richard Harry b. 12 May dyed wthout Baptism
Ann daughter of John Quick 25 June
Elizabeth daughter of Edmund Harry 30 July
Julian daughter of Martyn Maddern 26 Augst.
Honor daughter of Richard Trembath Junr. 30 March
Richard son of John Angwin 6 April
Mary daughter of William Noye 27 July
John son of Ralph Osborn 5 Octob.
Thomas son of William Gilbert 26 Janu.
Bernard Lay bye & ______ october
John Lanyon & Ann Edwards 4 ffebr.
Thomas Wearne & ______ 29 Janu:
William Hodge & Ann James 24 Aug:
Maddern Trembath & ______ Gilbert
Richard Botrall & Thomasin ______ 22 Septemb.
"register wanting to 1635"
1635 -- none marryed
Richard Cock & Margaret Gye 29 Sept.
John son of Richard Gye & Dorothy Thomas 3 Febr.
John son of Thomas Allen & Chesten daughter of James Stephens 2 Decem
1639-1644 -- none marryed
1645 -- "register is deficient"
Maddern Trembath & Cicely daughter of Bernard Nicholas 10 Sept
1647 -- "register deficient"
Nicholas Giles & Paskes Edwards __ April
Hugh Edwards & Phillip ______ 20 Octob.
Thomas Nicholas & Blanch daughter of Bernard Nicholas 5
John son of Baldwin Hinckston & ______ Hamen 1 Apr.
John Spriggs & ______ Phillips
1652-1653 -- "register deficient"
Edmund Edwards & Elizabeth Nicholas 8 Apr.
Phillip Argoll & Alice Guy 26 Jan.
William Gilbert & Margaret Penberthy 9 Febr.
1656-1657 -- none marryed
John Hodge & Paskes Nourish 18 Apr.
Ralph Allen & Catherine Trembath 3 July
John Trembath & Cheston Hall 23 Octob.
Richard Trembath & Jone Harry 4th Jan:
John Osborn & Mary Michell 9 July
1660 -- none marryed
John son of John Lanyon & Mary Borlase 27 Dec.
Richard Botrall & Jone Phillips 20 Sept.
1663-1666 -- none marryed
Thomas Osborne & Constance Cowling 29 June
John Guy & Mary Pearce 23 Nov:
1668 -- none marryed
Bernard Edwards & Elizabeth Harry 22 Sepr.
Ralph Guy & Mary Bosow 16 June
1671-1672 -- none marryed
Bernard Trembath & Ann Body 20 Sept.
Urias Paskoe & Margaret Hall __ Octob.
Richard Roberts & Mary Giles 30 Apr.
Peter Gilbert & Jenifred Edwards 22 Aug.
Bernard Osborn & Jone Veale 19 Decemb.
John Richards & Elizabeth Nicholas 14 Nov.
Nicholas Thomas & Elizabeth Ellis 2 May
1676-1677 -- none marryed
"register deficient to 1686"
Walter Noye & Audrey Ellis 22 Ocotb.
William Noye & Ann Saundrey 18 Janu
Richard Trembath & Honor Gilbert 23 July
Ralph Trembath & Elizabeth Gilbert 5 Novemb.
1688-1690 -- none marryed
Richard Harry & Cheston Thomas 26 Sept.
Edmund Harry & Mary Daniel 1 Octob.
Hannibal Harry & Jane Thomas 2 Decemb.
William Richards & Elizabeth Morrish 14 July
1695 -- none marryed
Ralph Osborn & Elizabeth Udy 19 Sept.
John Edwards & Patience Daniel 16 Jan:
Tristram Davye & Cheston Matthew 17 April
1698-1700 -- none marryed
(to be continued)
Ralph Osborne 12 March
Phillip Christopher 23 June
Richard Trembath 4 April
Ann Hodge 7 Decemb.
Thomas Humphry 13 Febru:
Catherine Grevil 12 March
Margaret Udy 20 April
Susanna Jose 3 Aug.
1659 -- "the old register is deficient"
Cicely wife of George Hall 25 July
Jane daughter of Richard Trembath 4 Decemb.
Thomas son of Thomas Lanyon 19 May
Mary daughter of John Hodge 16 Febr.
Henry Phillips 17 July
1663 -- none buryed
George Guy 31 July
Thomas son of William Gilbert 11 Aug.
Cicely Nicholas widowe 10 Octob.
Jone wife of Richard Harry 27 March
Richard Harry 7 July
Cicely Jose 6 Octo
Edmund son of William Angwin __ May
Mary Rawley 9 August
Margaret wife of James Edwards 29 Apr.
Jane daughter of John Hodge 21 June
Ann daughter of Nowell Argoll 15 Jan.
Ralph Allen 5 March
James Edwards 25 May
Mary Osborn __ June
Margaret Trembath widow 16 Nov:
"Blanch wife of Thomas Gilbert was buryed about the year 1676"
1672-1686 -- "register altogether deficient"
Blanch wife of Thomas Nicholas 18 Aug.
Elizabeth daughter of Richard Robert 22 Nov.
Henry Davy 15 March
Elizabeth Edwards 31 March
Bernard son of Bernard Trembath 13 Apr.
Phillip Edwards widowe 14 May
Dorothy daughter of Edmund Edwards 28 June
Blanch daughter of John Richards 23 July
William son of William Gilbert 4 Sept.
Sampson son of William Noye 5 Sept.
Margaret wife of George Guy 1st June
Richard son of Richard Giles 10 Nov.
Hannibal Harry 1 Febr.
Constance wife of Thomas Osborne 17 Apr.
Ann daughter of Richard Trembath Junr. 12 May
William son of William Noye 11 July
Elizabeth daughter of Edmund Edwards 9 Aug.
Alice daughter of Martyn Maddern 20 Octob.
William son of William Gilbert 26 March
Phillip son of Elizabeth Merren 10 July
Sybella daughter of Richard Harry 22 Octob.
Thomas Nicholas 3 Januar.
Mary daughter of Edmund Harry 4 June
Tryphena daughter of Urias Paskowe 5 June
Mary daughter of William Noye 8 June
Hannibal son of Richard Harry 13 June
Elizabeth wife of Edmund Edwards 14 June
Mary wife of William Richards 8 Sept.
William Angwin 18 May
Edmund Edwards 24 May
Blanch daughter of George Noye 5 June
Walter Noye Senr. 4 Sept.
John son of Benjamin Osborne 11 Nov.
Dorothy daughter of William Richards 13 Nov.
Alice daughter of Peter Gilbert 31 July
Urias Paskowe 24 Octob.
Elizabeth daughter of Walter Noye 8 Decemb.
Ralph Guy 6 Febr.
Richard son of Richard Giles 10 Apr.
Elliot Gye widowe 23 Decemb.
John Hodge 11 March
Paskes Giles 5 June
Joan wife of Richard Trembath 18 Febr.
1698 -- none buryed
William Gilbert 27 August
Walter son of Walter Noye 4 Decemb.
Honor daughter of George Hall 18 Janu.
Honor daughter of Richard Trembath Junr. 28 June
Mary daughter of William Noye 17 Aug.
(to be continued)
Benjamin Bone, s/o Benjamin Bone, miner, of Trembath in Morvah and Elizabeth
his wife, chr. 23 Mar 1817
Ann Trembath, d/o Humphrey Trembath, miner, of Rosemergy in Morvah and Mary his wife, chr. 23 Nov 1817
James Jenkin, s/o William Jenkin, miner, of Carne in Morvah and Margaret his wife, chr. 6 May 1824
Henry Jenkin, s/o William Jenkin, miner, of Carne in Morvah and Margaret his wife, chr. 4 Dec 1825
John Eddy, s/o Thomas Eddy, miner, of Trevean in Morvah and Elizabeth his wife, chr. 4 Dec 1825
Tobias Clements, s/o Tobias Clements, miner, of Cairn in Morvah and Margery his wife, chr. 2 Apr. 1826
Christopher Jenkin, s/o William Jenkin, miner, of Carne in Morvah and Margaret his wife, chr. 9 Dec 1827
Joanna Trembath, d/o Humphrey Trembath, miner, of Rosemergy in Morvah and Mary his wife, chr. 6 Apr 1828
John Trathen, s/o John Trathen, miner, of Carne in Morvah and Ann his wife, chr. 21 June 1829
John Grenfell, s/o William Grenfell, taylor, of Trevowen in Morvah and Elizabeth his wife, chr. 13 July 1829
Samuel Phillips Jenkin, s/o William Jenkin, miner, of Carne in Morvah and Margaret his wife, chr. 18 Oct 1829
PROTESTATION RETURN, 1641: (Kindly
provided by Wendy Angove). Taken from T.L. Stoate's Cornwall Protestation
Returns, 1641. Used by permission of the copyright holder. [For copies of
Stoate's publications, and other books on fiche for southwest England, contact
Adrian Webb at
[all made their mark except Barnard Laytye, John Champion and George & John Gye who signed]
John Kete --Vicar
John Osborne -- Constable
John Lanyon, Thomas Gilbart -- churchwardens
Hanniball Harrye, Martyn James -- overseers
HEARTH TAX, 1662 & 1664: from T.L. Stoate's Cornwall Hearth and Poll Taxes, 1660-1664 (Bristol, 1981), p. 91.
Hearths not mentioned in the former returns:
Thomas Maddern upon Carix? tenement 1 Hugh Edwards upon a tenement of
John Osborns 1 Andrew Angwyn upon Haniball Harrys tenement 1
PROBATE INDICES 1664-1771: see Cornish Probate Index
WILL & ADMINISTRATION ABSTRACTS: The following wills and admons for Morvah are available in abstracted form. Follow the link to the appropriate page, and then search alphabetically for the probate indicated.
EDDY, Andrew: will proved 14 May 1767 probate part 8
EDWARDS, Edmund: will proved 17 Jul 1694 probate part 3
EDWARDS, John: will proved 26 Apr 1737 probate part 6
GUY, (George): admon dated 1 Jun 1665 probate part 8
GYLES, Thomas: will proved 11 Feb 1723 probate part 6
HARRY, Edmund: will proved 27 Oct 1738 probate part 8
HARRY, Hanniball: will proved 9 May 1691 probate part 10
HARRY, John: admon dated 15 May 1793 probate part 11
HARRY, Richard: will proved 13 May 1731 probate part 8
HARRY, Richard: will proved 11 Nov 1737 probate part 6
MAN, John: will proved 30 Apr 1759 probate part 4
MICHELL, Thomas: will proved 27 Feb 1621 probate part 9
NEKERVIS, Charles: will proved 1 Mar 1753 probate K-W
NICHOLAS, Cecilia: will proved 3 Jan 1664 probate part 10
NOYE, Walter: admon dated 9 Oct 1695 probate part 12
UDYE, Chestian: will proved 3 Feb 1619 probate K-W